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Pyrography Magazine

Pyrography Magazine features my Night Song Flute

Pyrography Magazine included one of my Night Song Flutes in the Gallery section of the latest edition. How exciting to have my work featured in a magazine that I have so enjoyed reading. The Gallery Editor for the magazine contacted me several months ago to say the magazine wanted to include my flute pyrography work […]

Several chestnut spoons roughed out

Carving Wood Spoons

  As I add to my experience of making things with wood, I am delighted to have found the joy of carving wood spoons.  With simple, portable tools (an axe and a knife) and a few hours, green branches can be transformed into useable, unique wood spoons. The process of carving spoons, as with any learning, is not without […]

Mary Colter inspires my wearable wood art

Working on my latest wood pendants and brooches, I found myself inspired by the art and architecture of Mary Colter. I’ve come to admire and appreciate Mary Colter’s work from my visits to the Grand Canyon. She listened to the Native American culture with her eyes and then used that inspiration in her work – […]

Small Wood Doors Honor SIPA Board Members’ Service

I was glad my wood doors could be part of the celebration at the 90th Southern Interscholastic Press Association convention. Executive Director Karen Flowers was celebrating her final convention before retiring. The door was open for me to be there in spirit! That’s a play on the word “door” !   I was commissioned by […]

Gifts and holiday spirit at Winter Gift Fair, Dec. 14

Join me tomorrow — Sunday, Dec. 14 — for Blue Oven Kitchen’s Winter Gift Fair. The event is at the Vine, 627 Main Street, in Gainesville, from 2 to 6 p.m. I’ll be one of the 30 vendors and will have gift items for your holiday shopping or for a special gift for you. To […]

Raven in sunbeams

Raven Inspiration for Photography, Kanteles and woodturning

If you ever have had the opportunity to watch ravens in the wild, you know you’re in for a treat.  They have a real sense of play when they’re in the air — sometimes turning air somersaults, sometimes careening swiftly, sometimes rolling over sideways while still flying. The raven often cast as a mischievous trickster is most often […]

Pyrography, Platters, and Boundless Energy

Recently, Jenny and Charlie came to visit. When I spend time with them, I always amazed by their boundless energy and creativity.  Did I say they have an admirable amount of energy? Among the many activities we take on from cycling, disc golf, to eating ice cream and pizza, we usually embark on a creative […]